EZ Passer springs 10-1 upset in Meadows feature

Washington, PA — Dismissed at 10-1, EZ Passer used the Lightning Lane to perfection to pull off the upset in Wednesday’s (July 24) feature at The Meadows, an $11,500 Filly & Mare Conditioned Trot.

EZ Passer easily overtook Northern Lightning and scored in 1:54.4. Chris Gooden photo.

Northern Lightning led the field through a 1:25.1 three-quarters, but Chris Shaw and EZ Passer lurked in the pocket, waiting to flash some lightning of their own. The 5-year-old daughter of Crazed-Musclegrad easily overtook Northern Lightning and scored in 1:54.4, a length better than Joplin. Golden Muscle completed the ticket.

Bill Zendt trains EZ Passer, who won her second straight and lifted her lifetime bankroll to $228,772, for Shanamphilankilou, Inc.

Live racing at The Meadows resumes Friday with a special Adios Week program that features a pair of $60,000 Grand Circuit stakes for freshman trotters as well as a $5,370.08 carryover in the final-race Super Hi-5. First post is 5:30 p.m.

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